The Production Line: The LDAP Interface

For our third edition of The Production Line, we’re looking at something old, made new again with the LDAP Interface. In essence, it’s a hybrid IT game changer. If this sounds like hyperbole, note this customer quote: “[with the LDAP interface] we could finally get rid of our Lotus Notes server.” And although it spent some time cooking in Early…

At Okta, Diverse Identities Are What Drive Us Forward

As we look back on June, there’s lots for us to celebrate, not least of which is our talented group of employees and the role they play in helping Okta succeed. June was Immigrant Heritage Month, and one of the differentiators that drive our innovation and success is the cultural richness and diversity that our people bring to the table. This is a…

There’s No Place for Passwords in the Future of Work

Everyone has probably had this experience at some point: you set up an account for a work application—and the next time you need to use it, you’ve forgotten the complex password the application required. For today’s workforce, the erosion of trust in technology starts with the unreliability of a system designed to protect our identities: passwords…

Internet Fame + Backlash (The Online YOU)

“Going viral.” It’s a perfect term, really, to describe the particularly modern Internet phenomenon of how quickly a piece of content can spread – everyone liking that tweet, or watching that video, or reading that blog post. But along with Internet fame often comes Internet backlash, where virality turns ugly, and regular people suddenly become…

Introducing... Your Story Inspires, with Corey Rawdon

At Okta, your identity is a big deal. In our new series, Your Story Inspires, we’re sharing the personal and professional journeys of the Okta community, showcasing all our unique experiences, and how each one inspires us. We’ll focus on Oktanauts from all backgrounds, getting their take on navigating personal and professional journeys, and…

Customer Identity Landscape: Building Highly Scalable Apps

Today’s customers have higher than ever expectations when it comes to their digital applications. These expectations are driving products to be more sophisticated with increasingly shorter release cycles. A pivotal component when building any customer-facing application is connecting directly to users, and an identity management system that is…

How Okta’s Customers Are Changing the Customer Identity Game

Regardless of their industry or size, every organization is becoming a technology company—and consumer demand for convenience and ease of use is the leading cause. Organizations need to enable their customers to access their tools, products, and services while providing them with intuitive digital experiences. We know you’re responsible for…

5 Approaches to API Security

The goal when implementing API security is to safely ensure the right people and systems have access to the right things to accomplish their task in the shortest time necessary. In this blog we’ll take a quick look at the pros and cons of the 5 approaches to API security described in greater detail within our white paper, API Security from…

Dogfooding Chronicles: How Okta uses Okta

In this episode of the Dogfooding Chronicles, we want to go into the basics, and navigate you through Okta IT’s own use cases at a high level, stepping you through our environment and processes. We want to orient you to understand why we make the technology choices that we do. Our hope? You find this information so helpful, you’ll use some of it…

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